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Mendonca, Maria De Jesus (Almas) of Somerville, August 10, 2019 at age 91, devoted wife of the late Ernesto F. Mendonca. She was born in Villa De Nordeste, Sao Miguel, Azores, one of eight children of Francisco Almas and Maria Resurreicao. She came to the U.S. in 1968 and spent most of her hardworking years as a seamstress for Corona Curtain Company, where she nurtured many long-term friendships. Loving mother of Maria (Marie) Fatima Silva, Eduarda Sousa and her husband Jose, Frank Mendonca and his wife Anna. 

Cherished and Adored Grandmother of Robert Silva, Jessica, David, Stephanie, and Julia Mendonca Sousa, Jacob and Nicole Mendonca. After retiring she dedicated the remaining years of her life to raising her grandchildren and being the heart of her family. 

Born a devoted Catholic, who shared her faith, compassion, empathy, importance of family and unconditional love with all those around her. 

Maria is also survived by her great grandchildren, Robert Jr., Joey, Olivia, and Michael Silva as well as many nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends. 

Funeral from Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge Street, Cambridge on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 8:00am.

Funeral mass at St. Anthony’s Church, 400 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, in Cambridge at 9:00 am.

Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. 

Interment will be at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Anthony’s Church Repair Fund. 400 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02141.




# Renee Paone 2019-08-11 19:57
Dear Eddie and family,
My deepest condolences to you and your family for the loss of your beautiful mother. There are no words but just to say, Heaven got another angel. My all the memories of your mother sustain you and your family during this very difficult time.
God Bless You,
# Carrie Spencer 2019-08-12 15:16
Dear Eddie, I was very saddened to hear of your moms passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Carrie Spencer & Family
# Isabel Silva 2019-08-13 04:58
I am so sorry for your loss My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God comfort you and Bless you all.
May She Rest In Peace. Isabel
# Marge Ciccolo 2019-08-13 18:41
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a special lady. May all the wonderful times you spent together give you and your family solace during this difficult time.
God Bless

Marge, Leo & Chris
# DOLORES S GARCIA 2019-08-15 13:47
So sorry for your loss Sr Maria was a wonderful lady we use to talk a lot at lunchtime when
we worked together at Corona Curtains many years ago
may God comfort you all .. Rest in peace Sr Maria
# Christine Mitchell 2019-08-15 20:06
Dear Eddie & Family,
My heart breaks for you. Your mother is a special person. She is the person you have known and loved the longest. She will always be with you. Sending you comfort and love. Christine & Billy
# victoria farrell 2019-08-17 23:19
So sorry to hear about Tia's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. I;m sure she's with the angels. Our blessings and condolences. Love, Vicky,John & the rest of the Farrell Clan

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